#103 We’re All Agents

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#102 The Debt Ceiling

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#99 Faith and Freedom

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#97 Feeling vs Thinking

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#96 Tax the Rich

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#90 Equality or Equity

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#89 Antitrust and the Fallen Nature

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#88 Don’t Fear the Future

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#87 Gross National Freedom

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#86 Bidenomics and Economic Reality

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#85 Safety vs Freedom

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#83 Secular Stagnation

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#82 Shopping Cart Economics

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/82-Shopping-Cart-Economics.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Economics of Self-Governing Self-governing is a Christian concept that improves economic outcomes for all consumers. The Shopping cart theory Here’s a story that’s been going around the social media outlets.  The shopping cart is the ultimate litmus test for…

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#81 Private Property

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#79 There is No Free Manna

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#75 The Tax Cartel

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/75-The-Tax-Cartel-AO.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Tax Cartel   Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wants to form a multinational tax cartel that will increase corporate taxes that are paid by poor consumers. Christians favor lower taxes that decrease consumer prices and increase employment among disadvantaged groups.…

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#74 The Wall of Separation Between Education and State

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#73 Price or Politics

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#72 Two Worlds

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#21 Economic Humanism

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#20 Taxes that Care for Widows & Orphans

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Taxes-that-care-for-Widows-Orphans.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe US has the most progressive income tax system in the world.  It cares for widows and orphans, who pay negative taxes.

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